In 2006 while trying to disarm an explosive device, Marine Corporal Megan Leavey and her combat dog, Sgt. Rex, were wounded. Leavey, a Purple Heart recipient who is now out of the service, has been trying since 2007 to adopt Rex, who is ten years old now.
You've heard of guide dogs for the blind and search dogs, but now help is on the way for people needing to control their diabetes. Dogs, like Zeke the poodle, are being trained to be Diabetic Alert Dogs.
One veterinarian and researcher Rebecca Johnson with the University of Missouri says your pet can be a great stress-reliever--at work! She says, "People are realizing we need to do something to reduce stress in the workplace."
The little dog that starred alongside Judy Garland and several others, Toto, is making big headlines. At least that's the case in the Kansas legislature. State Rep. Ed Trimmer has introduced a bill to make that dog breed--Cairn Terrier--the official dog of the state of Kansas
It's pretty frightening to calculate what happens to 100+ temps in a closed car, considering the increase in 15 minutes time averages 40 degrees. Most parents would not leave their child unattended, (though this has happened leading to tragic developments), but many think cracking a window and …
Hot temperatures that have been in the Midwest are spreading now to the Eastern coast of the United States. In the past few days heat indexes (feels like temps) have reached up to 120 degrees in Mitchell, South Dakota and 126 in Newton, Iowa!
In an animal cruelty investigation near Lubbock in mid-June authorities said about 75 dogs were living in a dangerous life-threatening situation. Investigators found dozens of dogs chained to walls, in dirty kennels with food and water barely in their reach. Thankfully, there is the group "Savi…
This Weekend is National Pet Adoption Weekend. If you or someone you know is looking for a new member of the family, or if you just want to help out with a great cause, join us at PETSMART, 6801 Slide Road in Lubbock.
Today we have Kahlua, a red and white Husky, looking to be adopted. Kahlua is a young female who needs a big backyard to call her own. She has one blue eye and the other is brown. Come by the shelter today and see her and all the other wonderful animals for adoption.